U.S. grains: Wheat, soy, corn futures up on export prospects

Wheat markets also focused on weather

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chicago | Reuters — U.S. wheat, soybean and corn futures rose on Friday, with strong export demand continuing to push prices higher, traders said. Wheat notched the biggest gains, pushing back toward a six-year high on concerns about drought in major production belts, coupled with a flurry of overseas tenders illustrating the robust global demand. […] Read more

Soybean harvest is well underway in Ontario, with prices continuing to rise.

Take advantage of rising grain prices, farmers urged

Corn, soybeans stick at prices that haven’t been seen much in the past five years

Reading Time: 3 minutes Glacier FarmMedia – Market analysts think grain markets are at the beginning of a sustained rally that could see strong prices for two years. A bull and a maybe-bear both agree that now is a good time to make sales on main crops. After a strong recent rally, today’s prices are worth picking up for […] Read more

Feed weekly outlook: Feedlots booking for winter underpin bids

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — Feed grain prices have been strong following Western Canada’s harvest, as feedlots ensure they’re covered heading into the winter. “Last week there was some buying in the deferred months, from January onward,” Allen Pirness of Market Place Commodities at Lacombe, Alta. said. Pirness said the strong prices were unexpected, noting that when prices […] Read more

U.S. grains: Soy futures firm to highest since 2016

CBOT corn hits 14-1/2-month high; wheat 'was down all day'

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Board of Trade soybean futures firmed on Thursday, hitting their highest in more than four years, with traders citing gains in the cash market and strong export demand for U.S. supplies as supportive factors. A fast export pace also underpinned the corn market while wheat futures eased on technical selling […] Read more

U.S. grains: Dry soils push Chicago wheat higher

CBOT corn, soy futures also rise

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Board of Trade soft red winter wheat futures firmed on Monday, hitting almost six-year highs, on concerns about dry conditions across key global growing areas, traders said. But gains were limited as investors stood by after prices have rallied 8.6 per cent so far this month. “The market is just […] Read more


The speed of corn dry down has been variable in Ontario, based on planting date.

Corn basis under pressure with strong harvest yields

Soy prices continue to be buoyed by global factors

Reading Time: 6 minutes The Ontario corn and soybean harvests are well underway and yield reports confirm earlier crop estimates from the trade. We’re not hearing of any major fusarium or disease issues. Quick look Soybeans: Soybeans appear competitive in European markets for the rest of the year. Corn: Ontario yield coming in better than expected. Wheat: Increased wheat […] Read more

Grain, oilseed exports running ahead of average

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — Canadian grain and oilseed exports have left the country at a rapid pace during the first 10 weeks of the 2020-21 crop year, with canola, wheat,and barley movement-to-date all up substantially on the year. Total exports of Canada’s major grains and oilseeds as of Sunday came in at 9.57 million tonnes, according to […] Read more

CBOT weekly outlook: Soy, corn could retest highs

Wheat now 'doing its own thing'

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — Soybean and corn futures at the Chicago Board of Trade backed away from nearby highs over the past week, but could be poised to retest those levels as the underlying fundamentals remain supportive. “I think we’ll need another headline of sorts, whether it be a weather or sales numbers (headline), to push corn […] Read more


Brazil millers oppose sale of GMO wheat

Importing costs would rise, Abitrigo says, as Argentina approves new wheat

Reading Time: < 1 minute Sao Paulo | Reuters — Brazilian wheat millers association Abitrigo opposes the approval of genetically modified wheat products for sale in Brazil, saying it will make imports of the cereal more costly and impact prices on the domestic market. The statement comes after Argentine authorities approved a new genetically modified wheat that can resist drought […] Read more

U.S. grains: Soybeans up on Chinese buying, Brazil weather

Chicago corn, wheat end higher after mixed day

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chicago | Reuters — Chicago soybean futures climbed on Wednesday, supported by renewed exports and dryness in top exporter Brazil, traders said. Corn and wheat futures ended higher after trading both sides of even as markets digested conflicting indicators. The most active soybean contract on the Chicago Board of Trade gained 12-1/4 cents to $10.56-1/4 […] Read more